Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/6/2020 - 6:30 PM
Category: Items Pulled from Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: 2019-2020 Special Education Advisory Committee Scope of Work
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Academic Excellence and Educational Equity
Goal 2: Family and Community Engagement
Goal 6: Effective and Efficient Operations
Policy: BCF - Advisory Committees to the School Board
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
Agenda Item Summary: The Scope of Work is divided into distinct sections. The plan objectives identify the key targets to be achieved during the plan year. These tasks are designed to provide advice regarding intervention and supports for our students, parents, administrators and faculty so as to achieve effective outcomes for students with disabilities. The plan provides descriptions of the activities and planned implementation schedule which will be utilized to achieve the committee goals.
Background: School Board Policy BFA establishes a Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). The committee is charged with providing advice to the Board regarding the provision of special education services to students with disabilities served by Alexandria City Public Schools. According to state regulations, the functions of the local advisory committee shall be as follows:
a. Advise the local school division of needs in the education of children with disabilities;
b. Participate in the development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of children with disabilities;
c. Submit periodic reports and recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities to the division superintendent for transmission to the local school board;
d. Assist the local school division in interpreting plans to the community for meeting the special needs of children with disabilities for educational services;
e. Review the policies and procedures for the provision of special education and related services prior to submission to the local school board; and
f. Participate in the review of the local school division's annual plan, as outlined in subdivision B.2. of this section.

This document was developed to implement a scope of work designed to achieve the committee’s goals.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the 2019-2020 SEAC Scope of Work
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Terri H. Mozingo - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent
Vote Results: